Cyclone Tauktae: Storm weakens after landfall in Gujarat, expectations of rainfall in Haryana, UP, and Delhi

Publish Date: 18 May, 2021 |

Cyclone Tauktae:

The extremely severe cyclonic storm Tauktae struck has become weaker now after a landslide in Gujarat. Cyclone Tauktae has made huge destruction in Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, and Goa before this. Tauktae struck the coastline of Gujarat on Monday night with severe winds blowing for 4 hours straight at a speed of 190 kmph, as per the reports of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD). 

The landfall of Cyclone Tauktae was witnessed at Deev which is situated around 60 Km away from Gujarat. Due to Cyclone Tauktae, the reports of uprooted trees and electricity towers emerged from various regions of Mumbai, Thane, Raigarh, and Durg which lead to loss of power and electricity cut. Reports state that more than 1800 of Raigarh district have been affected while 6 houses have been totally damaged due to the cyclone Tauktae. 

While due to this, Cyclone Tauktae, 2 big ships are stuck at the Arabian Sea with 410 passengers, out of which 132 passengers have already been rescued. The operation to rescue those ships, 3 ships from the Indian Navy have taken up the responsibility. 

States such as UP, Haryana, Delhi and Rajasthan may witness rainfall due to Cyclone Tauktae today. 


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